After exiting the Silent Realm and regaining control of Link, go up the incline nearby and into the cavern. Go left at the intersection and into the whirlwind.
After landing, go right and into the extremely-hot room, which Link can walk through now unscathed, thanks to the Fireshield Earrings (you’ll know when they activate with a nice little sparkly sound). Go onto the incline in front of you and then through the doorway at the top.
Long ago, on a dark day, the earth cracked and evil forces rushed out of the fissure. These forces mercilessly attacked the people of the earth, slaughtering them and destroying their land. They did this in search of the ultimate power, a power capable of granting any wishes of its holder. This power, passed down from the gods of old, was guarded by Her Grace, the goddess of the land. The goddess gathered the surviving humans on a piece of earth and sent it skyward, beyond the clouds. With the humans safe, the goddess joined the land dwellers and fought the evil forces in a war of unmatched scale and ferocity. They eventually sealed the evil forces away, restoring peace to the surface. However, the humans remained in Skyloft, as Hylia knew that the seal on the evil would not hold forever.
You are Link, a resident of Skyloft, who, after a strange dream, sets out on a journey to save his beloved home.
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